Tag Archives: Sin-Tax Law

DoH, DoF Lauded for Snagging Anti-tobacco Award 

DoH, DoF Lauded for Snagging Anti-tobacco Award 

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Sound public health policy is not only its own virtue. It can mean international recognition from independent health advocates and earn prestige for implementing government agencies. And ...

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Palace: Poor Elderly is Philhealth Priority

Palace: Poor Elderly is Philhealth Priority

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Yes to the elderly, but let the poor senior citizens have the first crack. This is quite decidedly being on the right track of the “Health ...

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PH Cigarette Graphic Health Warning Signed into Law

PH Cigarette Graphic Health Warning Signed into Law

  The Aquino administration hopes to curb smoking incidence in the country by scaring people off the unhealthy habit. And just to make sure smokers quit, the administration has been ...

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Sin-Tax Law Effective Antidote as Smoking Prevalence Down

Sin-Tax Law Effective Antidote as Smoking Prevalence Down

  Like a much-needed medicine, the law is working wonders on those afflicted with nicotine addiction. And the biggest beneficiaries are the most vulnerable segment of society — youth and ...

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Sin-Tax Law’s Positive Health, Fiscal Impacts Cited

Sin-Tax Law’s Positive Health, Fiscal Impacts Cited

  It may have caused savage cuts in an industry’s profit margins, but the sin tax reform law’s passage has given a much-needed booster shot for both the government’s fiscal ...

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